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[Kenyan Weaks]52 Kenyan Weaks

  • 1997-2000, 4L • Guard • 6-4, 198
  • Concord, NC • Fork Union Military Academy (Concord HS)
  • Major: Sociology

One of the most prolific three-point shooters in school history, who developed into a complete player during his four-year career… Second on UF-s all-time career three pointer chart (198)… Fourth in three-point field goal percentage (.427), second in attempts (464) and sixth in steals (163)… Averaged 1.41 steals per game, seventh best in school history… 48 career dunks is tied for sixth best in school history… Free throw percentage of .787 ranks 10th in school history… Ranks 21st on the all-time scoring list with 1,234 points… Scored in double figures 60 times, including 14 20-point games and a 31 point game vs. Auburn in the 1998 SEC Tournament… Played in 115 games, including 65 starts… Shares the UF career steal record in NCAA Tournament play with Dan Cross after recording 16 steals in nine NCAA Tournament games…

AS A SENIOR IN 1999-00 - Third-team All-SEC (Associated Press)… Named one of three team captains by Billy Donovan… The starter at two guard, who came off the bench for a nine game stretch (Vanderbilt to Auburn) and in the postseason… Set a school record with .898 free throw percentage… Also established a school mark by making 33 consecutive free throws (snapped vs. Auburn in SEC Tournament) and began the year by making his first 15… One of 16 players in UF history to play 37 games in a single season… Led UF in scoring eight times… Scored in double figures 17 times… Had three 20-point games, including a season-high 22 points at South Carolina… Dished out 76 assists after having just 94 in his first three years and 74 in his last two… Ranked fifth in the SEC in assist/turnover ratio (1.76)… Reached the 1,000-career point plateau vs. UNC Wilmington… Led team in scoring with 16.6 ppg in December, connecting on .683 from the field and .556 from beyond the arc… Was a perfect 8-of-8 from the field vs. FAMU… Career-high four blocks vs. Georgetown… Had four three pointers in a span of 1:57 in Utah State game…

AS A JUNIOR IN 1998-99 - Started the final 20 games of the year at the two guard after missing the first seven games of the year for violating athletic department policy… Tied UF single-season school record with 2.25 steals per game (Dwayne Davis in 1990-91)… 2.25 steals per game ranked second in the SEC… Ranked first with 2.25 steals per contest in SEC games only… Ranked second on the squad with 11.3 ppg … Led the squad with 11.3 ppg in SEC contests only… Led UF in scoring seven times and once in rebounding… Scored in double figures in 17-of-24 games… Had team-high 18 dunks… Ranked seventh in the SEC in three point field goal percentage (.381)… Was 10th in the SEC in three point accuracy in SEC games only (.363)… Shot .481 (13-of-27) from three-point range in post-season action… Finished the year 29-of-57 (.508) from three-point range after a 16-for-61 start (.262)… Averaged 3.3 three pointers a game over the final 10 games… Tied career high with six three pointers in 22-point effort at Georgia… Had 17 vs. Georgia at home, including two late steals to seal the victory… Tied O-Connell Center record with seven steals vs. Morehead State - also tied for second best total in UF history…

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 1997-98 - Started 22 games, including the last 16… Set a UF record by shooting .508 from three-point range, the fifth best mark in SEC history… Led the SEC in that category and also ranked fifth nationally… Had a team-best eight 20-point games… Second on the squad in rebounding (4.8 rpg)… Led team with 61 three-pointers… Averaged 13.1 ppg against ranked teams and had a team-best 5.8 rpg vs. ranked foes… Ended the season with his first career double-double (22 points and 10 rebounds) vs. Georgetown in the NIT… Had a UF SEC Tournament record 31 points vs. Auburn and then had a career-high 11 rebounds in the second round game vs. South Carolina… Had 61 rebounds in his last eight games (7.6 rpg) and led UF in rebounding in each of the last seven games… Had a steal in the last 13 games… Shot .625 (25-of-40) from three-point range in January… Had three 20 point-games over a four-game stretch (USC-UGA), averaging 20.8 ppg (83) on 29-of-47 shooting (.617) over that span… Had six 20-point games over a nine-game stretch (vs. Georgia-at Georgia), averaging 17.9 ppg (161 points)… Had stretch of 11 consecutive games with a three-pointer snapped at Alabama… Missed the first three games of the year after serving a squad suspension…

AS A FRESHMAN IN 1996-97 - Florida-s top sub off the bench… The first player off the bench a team-high 12 times… Also started three games at the two guard (Robert Morris, Ark, LSU)… Sat out the Ole Miss game after violating team rules and missed Duquesne game with pain in middle back… Led all subs with 9.3 ppg… 9.3 ppg was third among frosh in the SEC and top sub average off the bench for a UF player since 1980-81… Scored in double figures in 11 games, including a season-best 21 vs. both Alabama and Robert Morris… Was named to the Fiesta Bowl Classic All-Tournament team… 64-of-123 (.520) from the field over the last 16 games and 42-of-80 (.525) from the field over the last 10 games… Finished the season with three consecutive games in double figures, averaging 13.3 ppg (40 pts.) on 17-of-30 (.567) shooting… Had a career high five steals vs. Georgia… Led the team with 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field (3-of-5 three-pt.) in a career-high 28 minutes of action vs. Vanderbilt… Led the team and tied a career high with 21 points and dished a career-high five assists while committing no turnovers vs. Alabama… Scored eight of his 13 second-half points in less than two minutes… Was 10-of-17 (.588) from the field, including 6-of-8 (.750) from three-point range, while scoring 26 points in two games at the Fiesta Bowl Classic… Came off the bench to score 18 points in his collegiate debut vs. Central Florida… All 18 points came in the first half on 7-of-10 shooting, including 3-of-4 from three-point range… Scored all 18 points in a 5:48 stretch in the first half… 18 points was the fourth-best opening day effort by a UF freshman in school history… In first career start, scored a career-high 21 points on 8-of -12 shooting (5-of-7 3-pt.) while collecting five rebounds before fouling out at the 10:00 mark of the second half vs. Robert Morris… Grabbed a team-high, and had a career-high, seven rebounds in the regular season finale at Vanderbilt…

PREP - A 1996 graduate of Fork Union Military Academy where he played for Fletcher Arritt… One of the best pure shooters to come out of the tradition-rich North Carolina prep ranks in recent years… Listed among 100 Stars of the Future by Adidas Blue Ribbon… Averaged more than 20 points a game at Fork Union against a schedule that featured games vs. a mix of high school and major college junior varsity teams… Scored 37 points vs. North Carolina junior varsity squad… A 1995 graduate of Concord High School where he played for Foster Parker… First-team Associated Press All-State, All-Peidmont Region Selection, All-Cabarrus County, All-South Piedmont Conference as a senior… South Piedmont Conference Player-of-the-Year… Led the state with his 30.5 scoring average in his final season… Also grabbed 10 rebounds a game… Scored more than 40 points eight times as a senior… All-County and All-Conference selection as a junior… Averaged 19.1 ppg and 7.0 rpg… Attended prestigious Nike Camp after his junior season… Averaged 10.0 ppg and 6.0 rpg as a sophomore… Selected to play in the East-West All-Star Classic… Chose Florida over North Carolina, Clemson, North Carolina State, South Carolina and North Carolina-Charlotte… Named Rotary Student-of-the-Month at Concord High School in his senior year… Favorite subjects are English and Spanish…

PERSONAL - Born August 13, 1977 in Concord, N.C… Son of Karen Minter.

Kenyan Weaks' Career Statistics
Season GP-GS MP FGM-FGA PCT. 3PT-ATT PCT. FT-FTA PCT. REB AVG. A TO BS ST PF-DQ TP AV.
1996-97 28-3 444 105-217 .484 36-91 .396 15-30 .500 72 2.6 20 51 10 14 55-1 261 9.3
1997-98 26-22 657 122-238 .513 61-120 .508 26-33 .788 124 4.8 33 58 10 39 51-1 331 12.7
1998-99 24-20 574 101-218 .463 45-118 .381 24-28 .857 81 3.4 41 55 10 54 55-1 271 11.3
1999-00 37-20 877 131-250 .524 56-135 .415 53-59 .898 99 2.7 76 43 17 56 71-0 371 10.0
TOTALS 115-65 2552 459-923 .497 198-464 .427 118-150 .787 376 3.3 170 207 47 163 232-3 1234 10.7
Kenyan Weaks' SEC Statistics
SEC GP-GS MP FGM-FGA PCT. 3PT-ATT PCT. FT-FTA PCT. REB AVG. A TO BS ST PF-DQ TP AV.
1996-97 15-2 251 54-106 .509 15-38 .395 5-11 .455 38 2.5 13 29 7 9 31-0 128 8.5
1997-98 16-12 410 74-139 .532 34-66 .515 17-21 .810 77 4.8 22 40 5 22 35-1 199 12.4
1998-99 16-15 398 69-150 .460 29-80 .363 14-17 .824 44 2.8 31 31 9 36 35-1 181 11.3
1999-00 16-7 374 46-99 .465 22-60 .367 14-14 1.000 39 2.4 22 15 4 15 32-0 128 8.0
TOTALS 63-36 1433 243-494 .492 100-244 .410 50-63 .797 198 3.1 88 115 25 82 133-2 636 10.1
Kenyan Weaks' NCAA Statistics
Season GP-GS MP FGM-FGA PCT. 3PT-ATT PCT. FT-FTA PCT. REB AVG. A TO BS ST PF-DQ TP AV.
1998-99 3-3 85 11-27 .407 5-14 .357 4-5 .800 17 5.7 4 13 0 7 6-0 31 10.3
1999-00 6-0 125 16-34 .471 4-13 .308 4-8 .500 17 2.8 8 5 1 9 11-0 40 6.7
TOTALS 9-3 210 27-61 .443 9-27 .333 8-13 .615 34 3.8 12 18 1 16 17-0 71 7.9
Weaks' Game Highs
Points
Career 31, Auburn (3/5/98)
Rebounds
Career 11, South Carolina (3/6/98)
Field Goals
Career 13, Auburn (3/5/98)
Field Goal Attempts
Career 20, Auburn (3/5/98)
3-Point FGs
Career 6, three times
3-Point FG Attempts
Career 10, twice
Free Throws
Career 8, Kentucky (2/1/98)
Free Throw Attempts
Career 8, Kentucky (2/1/98)
Assists
Career 6, South Carolina (2/24/99)
Steals
Career 7, Morehead State (12/22/98)
Blocked Shots
Career 2, Georgetown (3/11/98)
Minutes Played
Career 38, Tennessee (2/25/98)
Misc. Stats 1999-00 Career
Times Led UF in Scoring 8 26
Times Led UF in Rebounding 0 11
Times Led UF in Assists 8 13
Double Figure Scoring Games 17 60
20-Point Games 3 14
30-Point Games 0 1
Double Figure Rebounding Games 0 2
Double Doubles 0 1
Dunks 12 48
Charges Drawn 2 5
First Player Off the Bench 5 19
Scored UF's First Points 4 20
Three Point Plays 6-6 14-17
Final Three Minutes from Line 7-8 23-26
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